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1. On July 7 at 4:10 a.m., police took a report of a weapons violation in the 5100 block of East Ray Road.
Cactus Cats rescue of Ahwatukee will be at the local Petco, 5011 E. Ray Road, this Saturday, July 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with kittens available for adoption. The rescue also features cats and kittens in the Petco store cages during the week and on petfinder.com/cactuscatsrescue. All Cactus Cats rescues are tested, fixed and have all their shots.
The Arizona Humane Society wants to pair up plenty of animals with owners to decrease the overflowing numbers of animals in its shelters during an adopt-a-thon this weekend.
1. On July 1 at 7:20 a.m. police took an assault report in the 16000 block of South Desert Foothills Parkway.
Inner Vision Yoga recently announced a workshop for women interested in a natural approach to their labor and birth experience. The Labor and Birth workshop will be 12:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, at Inner Vision’s Chandler studio, 1949 W. Ray Road on the southeast corner of Dobson Road. Advance registration is $45 per couple, or $55 at the door.
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Inner Vision Yoga recently announced a workshop for women interested in a natural approach to their labor and birth experience. The Yoga for Labor and Birth workshop will be held 12:30 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, at Inner Vision’s Chandler studio, 1949 W. Ray Road, on the southeast corner of Dobson Road. Advance registration is $45 per couple, or $55 at the door.
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Officials are investigating after a man was found dead in an Ahwatukee pool on Tuesday morning.
1. On June 20 at 12:40 p.m. police took a report of a traffic accident with serious injuries in the 3800 block of East Mountain Sky Avenue.
The 2014-15 school year is right around the corner, and the Kyrene Foundation is hosting its Stuff the Bus donation drive to better equip families for the first day of school.
Editor’s note: This is the final in a two-part series on the history of the Ahwatukee streets.
Cactus Cats Rescue will be at the Petco location at 5011 E. Ray Road, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday with kittens galore.
In the beginning there was dirt — and roads that were mere afterthoughts of other East Valley cities. For the most part, they didn’t lead to much of anywhere, as they dustily meandered west toward South Mountain.
Recently, I finished reading a book entitled “Mark Twain on the Damned Human Race” (edited by Janet Smith). It is a compilation of articles penned when Twain was employed by various newspapers and weekly publications. One article of interest concerned Congress, which Twain described as “a splendid all around competency in theft. It starts with farthings, and works its industries all the way up to shiploads.”
Inner Vision Yoga recently announced a workshop for women interested in a natural approach to their labor and birth experience. The Labor and Birth workshop will be held Sunday, Aug. 10, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Inner Vision’s Chandler studio, 1949 W. Ray Road, on the southeast corner of Dobson Road. Advance registration is $45 per couple or $55 at the door.
1. On June 16 at 10:20 a.m., police took a possession of dangerous drugs report in the 4900 block of East Elliot Road.
In the foreground of this 1983 photo, a dusty Ray Road dead-ends at Pima Ranch outbuildings. The buildings stood on the future Mountain Park Ranch about a quarter-mile west of 48th Street. The ranch took its name from a street that was subsequently rechristened for an early East Valley farm family. [Submitted photo]
A new fast-casual, custom pizza concept is expanding rapidly in Arizona with plans for eight locations by the end of the year, including one in Ahwatukee Foothills.
Many Arizona residents aren’t from this state and, more often than not, have loyal sports affiliation with other teams — we’re talking about you, Cubs fans — so it’s not surprising that Arizona’s six professional sports teams struggle at times to generate widespread enthusiasm. The Arizona Sports Fan Expo might just change that.
Six months after closing, Makutu’s Island, a large indoor play place for kids, is reopening with new owners, new management and a lot of new magic for families to explore.
1. On June 9 at 2 a.m., police took a criminal damage report in the 4100 block of East Monte Way.
This is an open question to members of the bar and all divisions of law enforcement.
Like his name, Romeo is a lover boy and very sweet. He is good with dogs and kids, and also quite playful.
Ahwatukee resident Shonna Slayton will be hosting a book-signing this Saturday for her novel, “Cinderella’s Dress.”